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December 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Flying Bricks Band to play Dec. 14 in Grove Hill

The Flying Bricks Community Band will perform at 7 p.m. on Dec. 14 in Clarke County High School’s Sage Auditorium in Grove Hill. The band is playing a mix of concert band music and Christmas music. More...

Commissioner Rush takes issue with Democrat’s editorial

Clarke County Commissioner Jackie Ray Rush responded Tuesday to criticism he recently received in the Clarke County Democrat. The Commission voted Nov. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

From the Editor’s Desk

Getting into the spirit of Christmas

This year, Turner’s really gotten into the Christmas spirit. More...

Looking Back

The good and not so good of small town life Dec. 11, 1980

One of the many advantages gained from living in a rural or small town setting is the helping hand extended by neighbors and friends during times of stress or trouble. More...

From the Capitol

Auburn Tigers are going for the crown

Congratulations to Gus Malzahn and the Auburn football team for securing the football championship of the Southeastern Conference against the University of Missouri this past weekend at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. More...

School

TCS use social media to improve communication

The way people communicate has dramatically changed in the last five years. Social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, provide real-time opportunities to connect and interact. More...

First semester exams are Dec. 19 and 20

Today in 1964, The Righteous Brothers’ classic "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" was released. More...

TCS holds flu vaccine clinic for students

Thomasville City Schools will hold a flu vaccine clinic at all three schools on Dec. 18. School nurses and other health personnel will administer the Flu Mist to children who have returned their permission forms to their schools. More...

Sports

Linden defeats Tigers Varsity, girls and JV teams

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team lost 47-42 Dec. 6 to the Linden High Patriots in the THS gym. Ryan Calhoun had 11 points for THS, and Creshaun Mobley added 10 points. More...

Marengo’s ball teams seek improvement

The Marengo High School Lady Panthers basketball team wants to build on a record of 17-3 last year. More...

A new look for the Lady Bulldogs

The Sweet Water High School Lady Bulldogs basketball team is under the direction of first-year head coach Siedah Banks. More...

City to purchase hospital assets

Another piece to the hospital puzzle seems to be falling into place. The Thomasville City Council approved an asset purchase agreement to buy the bankrupt Southwest Alabama Medical Center and all its assets from Anne Thompson. More...

T’ville ups business license fees

The Thomasville City Council approved an increase in business licenses Monday night. Mayor Sheldon Day said it was the first increase in seven years and brings Thomasville’s rates in line with similar cities in the region. More...

School website to get overhaul

The Thomasville City School Board took care of just a handful of items during a very brief meeting Tuesday night. More...

School band concert is tonight

The Thomasville Middle, High School, Beginner, Intermediate and Varsity Band will perform its 2013 Annual Christmas Concert Thursday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center in the Bedsole Theatre. The public is invited to attend. More...

County accepts Boise settlement offer

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to approve a sales tax settlement between the county, City of Jackson and Boise White Paper, LLC. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Flying Bricks to perform Christmas concert The Flying Bricks Community Band’s annual Christmas concert will be Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Sage Auditorium in Grove Hill. More...

People

Cozy Quilters fulfill need in community

Pillows and Pillowcases! Cozy Quilters Quilt Guild became aware of a need in the Thomasville area. Dialysis patients were coming to the center in Thomasville for treatment. More...

Making Memories

Give with your heart this Christmas season

I t has been a while since I have written a column and I sure have missed it. But my heart is heavy right now and I just have to share why. More...

Research Club conducts meeting

Wendell Sheffield, of Buds and Bows by Minnie, spoke to Research Club members Thursday, Nov. 21 at the home of Jennie Grigg. Hostesses for the meeting were Grigg, Shirley Hodges and Diane Nettles. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Daughters of God Seniors to conduct Christmas celebration Dec. 15 The Daughters of God Seniors Christmas celebration will be Sunday, Dec. 15 at the Pine Hill City Hall at 1 p.m. This is for senior citizens only, so no children. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Jesus was the original ‘Reason for the Season’

I think maybe the worst thing that ever happened to Christmas was when our “Holy Day” became a “holiday.” There seems to be a move to replace the “Holy Day” with the “holiday.” Today in many stores the More...

Knight to perform Christmas concert at Aimwell Baptist

Current Crossroads solo recording artist Shannon Knight will be in concert at Aimwell Baptist Church Sunday, Dec. 22 at 10 a.m. until 12 noon. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Robert Craig Mozingo and Morgan Kaitlan Ramsey. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Nov. 26-Dec. 3 Karen Rossey to Nancy Tarnai. Nancy Tarnai to Karen Rossey. Glenn D. Jackson Jr. to Timothy N. Deese. Todd Crowley to Gordon W. Deese Jr. David P. Turner, other to Hazel Blunt. David P. Turner, other to Hazel Blunt. Debra S. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 3-10 include: Jamil Denzel Wright, 23, possession of a forged instrument third degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bledsoe Burchfield

Sidney Borom Bledsoe, Jr., 67, a native of Armstrong in Macon County died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary. Bledsoe, a retired state employee and registered nurse, had been a resident of Thomasville for the past 11 years. More...

Hartline

Alene S. Hartline, 97, of Pine Hill died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 at her home. She was born Oct. 25, 1916 in Wilcox County. She was a retired garment manufacturing seamstress and a member of the Pine Hill Church of God. More...

Powell

Marjorie Gates Powell, 89, of Grove Hill died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born April 13, 1924 in Clarke County and was a machine operator at Dumas Manufacturing Company and a member of the Liberty Baptist Church. More...


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